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Ruth H.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Awarded Emmy Award for the First Season of The Simpsons from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ruth H.

7 Reviews
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Private Animation Teacher

Learn to make your drawings come alive! Whatever you decide, whether to begin with basic exercises in movement, or to plot out your own story from scratch to final video output, I can guide you through all the steps needed to produce animation. Making cartoons is never easy, but if you have persistence of vision and don't mind hard work, this is for YOU!

About Ruth

As an Emmy award winning animation artist with 27 years in the animation industry, I founded the non profit, EDU DESIGNS, to bring the arts back into schools. Check out my blog there for more information. I created the first Art Textbook to reference Math Standards to help teachers without an ar

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MATT
Wonderful experience!
Jasmine
Ruth brings her years of professional training & experience along with a humble, cheerful, teacherly personality. She is a jewel and I count myself very lucky to have found such a genuine & gifted artist.
Renata
Ruth is an absolute delight! She is not only talented but also kind which makes her a wonderful teacher. I would highly recommend her without any reservations!

Joey F.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Computer Animation from Colorado Institute of Art
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joey F.

3 Reviews
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Private Animation Teacher

Let me teach you animation, traditional style or on the computer! Animation for video games, GIFs, cartoons, etc.

About Joey

Hello Artist-in-Progress, We are all artists-in-progress because, no matter how good we are, we can always get better! I'm Mr. Joey and I love art and I love teaching art! I am a graduate of The Art Institute and an artist and animator that creates art in pencil, charcoal, pastel, watercolor,

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Alexandrea S.
Joey is a great teacher and artist!!!
Moren
Glad he was able to accommodate my beeds
Nikki F.
Great experience

Katherine V.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Advertising and Graphic Design from Art Center College of Design
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Katherine V.

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Private Animation Teacher

You'll learn about Adobe Animate CC tools and how to animate. Animate CC works well with other programs too. For these lessons we'll also use Adobe Illustrator to get the best results. The projects will be animation for presentations and for web banners. Their will only be a small amount of coding.
Animation may additionally be done in Adobe After Effects which is also great for video. You may request a specific topic.

About Katherine

I look forward to tutoring you. I teach Graphic Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Drawing, PowerPoint and more. I graduated from the Art Center College of Design, in Pasadena, CA. and later took some additional classes at UCLA. I taught graphic design and illustration at Woodbury University. I've w

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Helena
I had a great time with Katherine learning different drawing techniques. She was very knowledgeable and was able to adapt each lesson to what I needed to know that week. I really enjoyed our lessons last semester. :)
Elizabeth
Katherine is great!

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David S.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
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David S.

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Online Animation Teacher

I can teach a broad range of disciplines including handdrawn 2D, digital 2D, 3D, stopmotion, and others. If you're merely interested in the design aspects, that's fine, too. I have a comprehensive knowledge of 3D techniques and digital art workflows, and I can tailor the course to meet those needs, as well.

About David

My name is David S, and I am a CompTIA- and Google-certified IT pro majoring in Information Technology at Moraine Park Technical College. I am currently working in a Technical Support role at Pitney Bowes and have been running my own computer repair business since 2017. My experience includes every

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John Leseberg
Very Knowledgeable, Helped me with Blender,was a positive experience...
Kurt L.
David really made sure I got the proper instruction and support to achieve my goals. I recommend using him any time you have a need for dedicated help that is all good with no negitive nonsense!
Angelia

Raymond M.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching Credential, Elementary Education and Teaching from University of La Verne
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Jury Prize from SLOIFF film festival
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Raymond M.

14 Reviews
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Online Animation Teacher

I teach about different types of animation,. I can do lessons on Claymation, Traditional 2D Cartoon Animation, Rotoscoping, Stop-Motion Animation, etc.

2D Cartoon Animation:
Learn the basic principles of 2D Cartoon Animation and the application of those principles in bringing a character to life through the mechanics of motion. Learn how to draw characters and create a walking animation(s) with the help of movement guides.

StopMotion / Claymation:
Students learn to explore the hands-on process of Stop-Motion through setting up characters and sets, using LEGO®s, Clay, and other materials. They would be taking the digital snapshots and putting together/editing their film via computer or Smartphone.

Rotoscoping:
Learn the animation techniques that animators use to mimic motion picture footage, frame by frame, to produce realistic action.

About Raymond

I am a Cartoonist, Animator and Credentialed Teacher. I have published cartoons in books, magazines, newspapers, and e-cards. I have also created animated film shorts for film festivals around the world. I teach contract art/computer classes throughout the year in San Luis Obispo County. I teach

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Tiffany
Raymond was a very kind and patient teacher. My 13 year old enjoyed his class and even helped him with some imagination exercises to open his mind. I will definitely be continuing with his classes. Thank you Raymond!
Emma
I have had the pleasure of meeting Raymond online, lovely to talk to, a great listener with awesome ideas and also so helpful too!

Raymond has a wonderful illustration style, bold, fun and full of charm that wins the hearts of all that discover his amazing work!

I HIGHLY RECOMMEND Raymond's art and working with him!
David
Raymond has been a great help to me in pursuit of my art

Isaac K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Advanced
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Isaac K.

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Online Animation Teacher

I teach Animation, History of animation and Motion Capture at NY Film Academy.

I worked as an Animator in Gameloft- New York for three years.

Since Gameloft's shutdown, I have worked as a freelancer with All Things Media in New Jersey on a Mercedes spot, teaching animation and motion capture at NY Film Academy, worked on Mathew Weinstein`s El Lobro, worked on augmented reality animations with ADM Productions, and created animation for the Discovery Channel.

About Isaac

Hi, I teach Animation, History of animation and Motion Capture at NY Film Academy. I worked as an Animator in Gameloft- New York for three years. Since Gameloft's shutdown, I have worked as a freelancer with All Things Media in New Jersey on a Mercedes spot, teaching animation and motion captu

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Average Cost of Animation Lessons in San Francisco, CA

The average cost of 60-minute animation lessons in San Francisco is $81. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $58 and $100 per hour.
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JASON
Took Animation lessons from Celina B.
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"Celina was knowledgeable, friendly, and engaging. She took an interest in figuring out what my daughter was familiar with and what next steps would make sense in terms of learning more about animation."
Arden
Took Animation lessons from Celina B.
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"Such a great teacher!!!!! Looking forward to more lessons !"
Jade
Took Animation lessons from Celina B.
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"My experience with this teacher was great! She was very easy to talk to and she was very nice and straight to the point about each of the topics. She also talked about herself and what were my interest and goals that I wanted to get to with her lessons. I just wish that my screen could be shared like hers! So a tip! MAKE SUTE THAT YOU CAN SHARE YOUR SCREEN WITH THE TEACHER BEFORE THE LOSSON STARTS BECAUSE YOU’LL NEED IT... TRUST ME!!!!"
Daniela
Took Animation lessons from Celina B.
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"She spoke clearly and instructed me quite well, I could understand everything she was saying and learned more! Great lesson! :)"
Catherine
Took Animation lessons from Celina B.
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"Very Knowledgeable, Helped me with Blender,was a positive experience..."
John Leseberg
Took Animation lessons from David S.
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"Joey is a great teacher and artist!!!"
Alexandrea
Took Animation lessons from Joey F.
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"David knows how to use Blender very well. I really enjoy working with him."
Ken
Took Animation lessons from David S.
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"Celina was great. My daughter connected well with her and Celina was well prepared."
Addie
Took Animation lessons from Celina B.
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"He's a good instructor and he deserves a lot of love"
Virginia
Took Animation lessons from David S.
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